Perfed Corners

I've been quiet lately and quite busy. I'm still contemplating the Harvard hack to Circa. One thing that I'll miss, however, is the perfed corners. And I just noticed that the Circa Agenda has similar perforations. Any DIY way to pull that one off? If I can't, I can always use a Circa Page Finder.

javajeb

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I just pass the corners

I just pass the corners through the sewing machine.

"It's better to be a pirate than to join the Navy." -- Steve Jobs

:)

That left me in stitches
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Great Idea!

I never though of that. Great mod.

If you have a Carl RT-200 rotary paper trimmer like some of us here, you can get perforating blades for it.

EDIT: I hadn't read far enough to see ygors comment yet. Same thing.

Reese
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Great minds think alike

Know any ? :)
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Who me?

I don't know nothin'! If I see any, I'll let you know.

Reese
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Details, please

Do you want a corner you can easily tear off or what ?
I have a punch for rounding a corner that is small enough to carry around, but I am not sure it's what you want.

If all you want is DIY perforations, there's this. I have this cutter and blade, but have not yet played with it.
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Tear-offs

It's for tearing off the corner as you go, giving you quick access to this week. I tear the bottom off for weeks, and tops for month calendars.

Checking your link... That could work, but the Circa Pagefinder would probably be easier to use, given that one could only perf a few sheets at a time.

Jason
-- Coffee and Books, the pleasures of life
-- http://javajeb.wordpress.com

Folding works too

You can always just fold the corner back and forth a few times, then tear it off. That would get the job done, but it won't be as pretty as a pre-perfed corner.

Maybe a craft punch will work?

This one might be better

Lottsa Slots
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Maybe...

ygor and Janine,
Thanks. Any of those would work. And they're small enough to carry about. Since I do weekly calendars, I wouldn't need it that frequently either.

Ya'll here are a great resource! I wouldn't have even known where to start looking, nor have thought of such things.

Thanks again.

Jason
-- Coffee and Books, the pleasures of life
-- http://javajeb.wordpress.com

classic one hole punch

Just clip off one corner...

there are also decorative corner punches available in the scrapbooking area of most stores... :) Maybe you could find a nice decorative edge instead...

((busy day - didnt read a lotta the other suggestions... in case I duplicated.. please forgive me :) ))

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Isn't that why God invented scissors?

I just use a pair of scissors and snip the corner off. When I lift the preceding page, I manage to keep the corners reasonably consistent.

I like simple solutions.

The Passionate Pilgrim
-- Excellence through Simplicity

Amazingly simple solution

Scissors !! Wow. And you can find small ones that would not take up much space.
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Hack a scissors pocket?

They make tiny scissors for embroidery. I'll bet we could hack a scissors pocket for anything hPDA or bigger. I think the half hipsters might be a little too small for this.

levenger

I think Levenger has some sort of doo-hickey that is designed to cut through one sheet of paper... it was red (I think) and small...

I also know of small scissors that have a cover and are designed to be carried in purses... dunno where to buy them though >.<

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Any sewing shop

I Googled this up on Amazon:

DMC Embroidery Scissors 3-3/4''

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ouch

I'm going to try and find a source for the ones with the covers... they are plastic and the cutting part folds very nice and the cover slips on and holds it closed... no accidental cuts while digging for lip gloss then :D

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Still on scissors

How about something like this?

Folding Scissors

Coupon cutter?

Is that doo-hickey like the "coupon cutters" you get as freebie gifts sometimes? You know, the ones that are teardrop shaped, that you drag across the paper to make the cut.

aye

the levenger one is like that...

its M7-AD260 in the catalog I just got "Pair of Single-Sheet Cutters".

The other one I really think would be best is a small set of scissors witha cover... they are maybe 3 inches long and half an inch wide when closed. :)

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Folding Scissors

Any local fabric store will have cheap folding scissors. I bought mine at Joann's, I think. they only cost a couple of bucks, and they're perfect for tossing in a bag.

(I always carry knitting with me, which is why I need them.)

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Steff
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Swiss army knife

I have a small Swiss army knife on my keychain. It has teeny weeny scissors that are just right for snipping the corner off a page or snipping yarn. And since my keys are always with me, so are my scissors!

!

I totally forgot about my pocket knife scissors! doh >.<

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D-oh !!

~(_8^(I)

D-oh !!
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*spew*

Meet my new email signature! LOL!

I found Homer...

in an article about emoticons.
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I SEE IT!

Ok, so I'm a bit slow. Not even the D'oh! gave it away. But I see Homer now... Amazing what you miss if you're not specifically looking for it.

Reese
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I prefer this...

My Gerber Shortcut is a constant companion. It would do the trick.

Sometimes, you just can't see the obvious one.

Jason
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And if worse comes to worst...

The "natural" solution...

Fold over the corner, and crease it really well, then moisten the crease with your tongue (or moist finger?). Wait a second and then tear. The moist paper rips very cleanly--and you have your corner "cut" off...

I used to do this all the time making paper airplanes. Actually, you get a straighter edge doing this than with scissors. Once it's dry ;-) nobody will know the difference.

-Jon

Pre-printed cut lines

Those of us who are REALLY anal have included "cut here" lines on our 3x5 templates, so all the cuts are in the same place.

Also from the sewing store...

Another perf. option is a "tracing wheel" from the sewing store. This looks a little like a tiny rotary cutter. (It doesn't cut, though.) It's designed to be run across tracing paper (like colored carbon paper, sort of) to mark fabric. Some of them have smooth wheels, but some have spiky ones and, although I've never tried, I've always thought they'd work nicely for perforating paper. :)

Be blessed!
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